The Fijian Government has commended the ordinary Fijians especially the market vendors in adapting to the ban of single use plastic bags.
The ban came into effect on 1 January ,2020 and applies to plastics less than 50 microns.
The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment Hon. Dr Mahendra Reddy while holding a talanoa session with farmers in Sigatoka today urged the people for a national movement in keeping the environment clean and to refrain from littering.
“It’s a problem created by us and the solution lies with us,” Minister Reddy said.